Transcend: Supporting Transgender Children and their Families.
Welcome to Parents and Families of transsexual, transgender and gender diverse children and young people.
Transcend definition: excel, surpass, rise above.
We are the parents of children experiencing a range of gender identity issues. Transgender is an umbrella term which encompasses these experiences. Gender Identity experiences are diverse and the terms and definitions used to describe them can be confusing. Here are some terms you will become more familiar with as you move throughout this site and as you and your family grow in understanding your own child's experience of themselves. Transsexualism, Gender Dysphoria, Gender Identity Disorder, Gender Variant, Gender Non-Conforming, Sex and Gender Diverse, Gender Independent are all terms which are used to describe this spectrum of experiences. Please click on this link for terms and definitions on the Transgender Victoria Website. Definitions . We are based in Australia and have come together to offer support to other families experiencing the same issues. It can be scary and isolating for children and parents when gender identity issues arise. But there is help and support for you here and also in the community. Our aim is to provide you with access to as much information as possible in order for you to source appropriate services around Australia. The links below are an excellent place to begin. Then read on......WELCOME!